The Benefits Of Double Glazing
Regardless of whether you still have single-glazed windows in your home or your replacement windows were fitted some years ago and have frankly seen much better days, there are a few of key and money saving benefits worth having if you decide to upgrade and have new window units installed. Some of these benefits are less obvious, which is why we decided to gather them all into one place. And, having read about the advantages that double glazing offers, you will be in a far better position to decide as to whether now is the right time for you to consider having your existing windows replaced.
The Benefits That New Windows Have
Before you start reading our article, we should point out that most if not all of the potential benefits, will only be financially apparent if you invest in good quality windows and have them installed by a team of experienced and fully qualified professionals. For example, FENSA certified companies are your best bet and make sure you ask for testimonials before you agree to employ any particular contractor. You also need to make sure that the units you have fitted are a good match for your home’s exterior style.
Energy Efficient Windows
If you have ever talked to a sales representative from a business that installs double-glazed windows, you have almost certainly heard all about the energy efficiency benefits they have to offer. However, most people tend to switch off in these situations, which is a shame because modern glazing units really do have a lot to offer as far as energy savings are concerned. A+ rated windows allow more heat into your home than they let out, making them an excellent choice for parts of the world where cold harsh winters are the norm. And depending on the windows you are replacing, A+ units could pay for themselves in a matter of years.
Single-glazed windows are simply easy to break, making homes with these windows a very easy target for local criminals. While it is still possible to break a double-glazed window, it takes more time and effort, and involves making a lot more noise: three things that potential intruders are keen to avoid at all costs.
Appearance And Stylish Windows
Nothing can ruin the appearance of a home from the outside more than rotting window frames or uPVC glazing units that are so old they are literally falling apart. Installing brand new glazed windows is one of the easiest ways to instantly increase the curb appeal of your property, and when performed as part of a major exterior renovation the results will be spectacular: it will be as if you have moved into a new property, from the outside at least!
How To Choose The Best Windows For Your Home
As mentioned, you need to spend some time thinking about the style of windows you are going to have fitted in your home, as well as their build quality and energy efficiency rating. While uPVC frames are a great low maintenance choice for modern homes, they will probably look out of place on a Georgian townhouse. For period homes, wooden frame is a good choice but if you are not keen on the extra maintenance they require, you could go for composite frames instead. Composite units combine the beautiful appearance of natural wood with the low maintenance of manmade materials.
Best Double Glazing Cwmbran
Whatever your personal preference, we have a style and selection to suit you. From traditional to modern, our substantial range of windows offer you a choice that will enhance your home, leaving it feeling safe and secure. Increased warmth is another major aspect when it comes to new window installations. Our range of uPVC windows all feature energiKare Pilkington thermal sealed units. These have been specifically designed to reduce lost energy when compared to older, less efficient options.